AM 970 The Apple/N.Y. Adds Syracuse Sports
August 27, 2009 at 4:28 PM (PT)
SALEM Talk WNYM-A (AM 970 THE APPLE)/NEW YORK will be the NEW YORK market's home for SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY football and men's basketball for the next two years under a new deal with the BIG EAST school.
"SYRACUSE and AM 970 The Apple are a perfect fit featuring the powerhouse basketball & football program of the SYRACUSE ORANGE and AM 970's FCC Maximum 50,000 watts of power," said GM SEAN O'NEILL.
"College Sports is the perfect complement to our programming," added PD PETER THIELE. "SYRACUSE is THE University in NEW YORK for Sports."
"This partnership gives our alums and fans in the NEW YORK metropolitan area an opportunity to follow SYRACUSE, NEW YORK's lone BCS team," said SYRACUSE director of athletics Dr. DARYL GROSS. "We are excited to have a radio partner that has popular programming and understands the significance of SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY athletics. We look forward to an exciting season of football and basketball as the ORANGE is in the APPLE."